Using a pocket rocket to explore distant planets

Researchers have adapted a miniature rocket, called the Pocket Rocket, to replicate the conditions of distant planets’ atmospheres. This article could be used with students in years 8, 9, and 10 who are studying Physical, Chemical or Earth and Space … Continued

The big five mass extinctions

Biologists suspect we’re living through the sixth major mass extinction. Earth has witnessed five, when more than 75% of species disappeared. Use this article to investigate how the Earth has changed over time long before humans arrived. It is suited … Continued

‘Ghost imaging’ could lead to safer and cheaper 3D X-rays

Topics: Biological Sciences - The Body Chemical Sciences - Atoms; Particle Models Physical Sciences - Energy Additional: Careers, Technology, Engineering Concepts (South Australia): Biological Sciences - Form and Function Chemical Sciences - Properties of Matter Physical Sciences - Energy   … Continued

Cloaking device can defeat thermal imaging

Topics: Chemical Sciences - Atoms Physical Sciences - Energy Additional: Careers, Technology, Engineering Concepts (South Australia): Chemical Sciences - Properties of Matter Physical Sciences - Energy Years: 8, 10 Cloaking device can defeat thermal imaging Word Count: 425 A new … Continued

STEM Pack 3: Bringing Mining & Geology to Life

Topics: Chemical Sciences: Mixtures & Separations; Chemical reactions; Atoms; Particle models Earth and Space Sciences: Renewable/Non-renewable resources, Rocks, Plate Tectonics Additional: Careers; Engineering; Technology Concepts (South Australia): Chemical Sciences: Properties of Matter; Change of Matter Earth and Space Sciences: The … Continued